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China Faces Challenges in Bolstering School Bus Safety

A fatal school van crash in China in 2011 confirmed the need for stronger safety measures in transporting students. Industry veterans from the U.S. are sharing their expertise with Chinese counterparts, but the country’s vast population, extreme traffic congestion and other factors present obstacles to implementing an American-style yellow bus system.

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14 signs and symptoms of 'bleeding yellow'
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A WWII veteran who is still training school bus drivers in his 90s. A mechanic-turned-manager who test-drove a bus to Toad Suck, Arkansas. A state director who used to be a hair stylist. Get the scoop on these and other intriguing school bus people in the return of this popular series.
<p>Family members and friends of school bus driver Jennifer Foughty are pictured here in front of her bus. Foughty died unexpectedly in 2013 at age 39.</p> 6 Helpful Routes to Take When a School Bus Driver Dies
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Distracted driving app
SeatbeltGuard, a vehicle device, and TextGuard, a phone app, work together to help fleet managers prevent distracted driving and to monitor other driver behaviors, company officials said.

Conventional school bus inspection training DVD
The DVD is designed for drivers preparing for the test to earn a CDL. It shows the pre-trip inspection process and is broken down into several chapters.

Obstacle detection system
MobileTRAQ Vue now includes the SenseStat Obstacle Detection Backing Sensor System.

Fleetio Import Feature
Fleetio’s new import feature allows customers to upload unlimited vehicle details, fuel records, service history, employee profiles and more to their accounts with just a few clicks, company officials said.

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<p>Wigo; Grace Eves, the district's director of management services (who oversees the transportation department); and Hanna pose with one of the new CNG buses.</p> PHOTOS: Pennsylvania district launches CNG buses

Rose Tree Media held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new fleet of 23 compressed natural gas... Visit photo gallery

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